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Apr 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
scene, spots george zimmerman wearing a red jacket and blue jeans, observes a black male wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt laying face down in the grass. he questions the man in the red jacket who admits to shooting the subject and still being armed. secures a .9-millimeter gun the. a very tight time window, according to senior law enforcement instructor alex mann. >> you really want to know what happened in those couple of minutes. were they still running? was he looking for trayvon? was trayvon heading out of there? in those two minutes you don't know what exactly happened. >> 7:19. two minutes after smith a second officer arrives who observes zimmerman already in officer smith's custody. sometime between 7:19 and 7:30 he says he tries to get a response from the subject on the ground. a sergeant arrives, checks a pulse. there is none. both officers begin cpr. another sergeant arrives and takes over chest compressions. the fire department arrives. attempts to revive the subject. at 7:30 a paramedic pronounces the subject, trayvon martin, dead. then the police report says zimmerman
Jul 24, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was 74. black males are killing black males on the streets of new orleans. byron pitts with the mayor who is out to stop it next. would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye-care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. [ male announcer ] ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now, that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. ooh gas, take an antacid. oh, thanks. good luck. good luck to you. doesn't he know antacids won't help gas? oh, he knows. [ male announcer ] antacids don't relieve gas. gas-x is designed to relieve gas. gas-x. the gas xperts. nah. [ dennis' voice ] i bet he's got an allstate agent. they can save you up to 30% more by bundling your policies. well his dog's stupid. [ dennis' voice ] poodles are one of the world's smartest breeds. are you in good hands? you know you could just use bengay zero degrees. medicated pain re
Sep 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
. african-american males in particular. the evidence is somewhat overwhelming. only 55% of all black students graduate from high school on time with a regular diploma. on average, african-american twelfth grade students read at approximately the same grade level as white eighth graders and the twelfth grade were lower than significantly lower than any other racial and ethnic group. in march 2007 editorial, phillip jackson from chicago's black star project. there was no longer a need for dire predictses, apprehension about losings a generation of black boys. it is too late. a generation in education, employment, economics, incarceration, health, and parents we have lost a generation of young black males. they have the worst grades, the lowest test scores and the highest dropout rates of all students in the country. data goes on and on as we have heard and recounted and talk about oprah winfrey the -- past how many years. young men of color charted away from educational success sites among the finding 65 percent of all males incarcerated in the united states are african-american or his
Feb 20, 2011 10:00am PST
that oakland is hardly alone. schools around the country are failing black males. nationally the graduation rate for black high school boys is just 47%. in california the numbers are only slightly better. a 54% graduation rate for african-american males. 78% for whites. males in new york and philadelphia fared among the worst with 28% graduation rate. they did the best in new jersey, they say money and historic lack of it is to blame. >> inequality of the distribution of educational resources in this country. >> they say black males are prnd more and given less opportunities in class than their white peers. they say it's possible to make a lasting change. the principal's mother that only had a fifth grade education, she is living proof that teachers make a difference. >> it the opportunity. >> this one got us talking. chris is what program in oakland to address this issue, but it's not just of an oakland problem? >>, no it's nationwide. what we're experiencing in oakland we're experiencing in parts of l.a., in d.c.. in new orleans. new york, really every urban environment. i thin
Nov 13, 2011 5:30am PST
, there needs to be some real affirmative kinds of things that are going to happen for black males for ìáhp &hc& otherwise the rising tide swamps the boat. >> how do you raise young black men's votes? what do you do? >> i think what's important, the resources get to the places they need to be, as missy suggested.r at levels where teachers, administrators don't get them, so they can't bring the necessary resources. we also have to make sure young black men are in places that are cull fewer ali affirming. there are other black menifedyv& 1Ârgm v:achievements. many of our schools treat black boys as if it's fast food service. if we look at the national rates, we're seeing graduation rates about 47% of black males graduate high school on time in the united states. in 2010. >> what's going on with our boys? >> schools, they don't see schools as a place that love them, that really deeply care about them, and otherwise are preparing them. isconnection starts very, very early. second, third, fourth grade, where a young man can go to school from kindergarten all the way through high school,
Mar 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
black male, and you have to watch what you say, and what where you are, and watch when people are watching you. and to the point of being overly polite in situations, because i don't want people to be off put by my black maleness. >> do you feel it is -- i think there was a "washington post" columnist that called at it burden of other people's bear. >> absolutely. anybody who is outside of straight white maleness, you have to deal with other people's expectations and fear around who you are. you are constantly compensating for other people's fear. i asked my mom when she first had that discussion with me, and old. >> what would she tell an eight year old. >> we were in a store, and a plane store detective started following us around, and she said that's the store detective he thinks we're going to steal something. don't touch anything or put anything in your pocket that you don't intend to buy. i sometimes remind myself, did i touch something or put something in my pocket. stores. kicked out of stores and told never to come back, when i didn't take anything. and this is just a reg
Mar 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
addition to all of the black males in the city of sanford, along with all of the grandmothers, mothers, aunts, and nieces. that i, too, am concerned, and i am definitely not condoning what happened here. and i want justice to prevail. the other reason i voted that way, is because i feel that the leadership has failed the citizen. and that we do not have a person in that position who is qualified. and there have been many, many, many missteps. and i don't need to wait for the report to come from the state attorney's office to make that decision and reach that conclusion. >> commissioner mccarty, this is the latest of several racially tinged incidents. what's going on in your city and when you heard the outrage last night, what's going on in sanford? >> thank you, reverend, for coming today. i was watching news in new york, and the family's said it so good. it is not a black thing, it's not a white thing, it's a right and a wrong thing. and we are two different people, i'm a conservative, you're a liberal, we're so different in so many ways, but what we're doing is the right thi
Mar 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
hispanic? >> he looks black, he has his hand in his waste band. he is a black male. >> and the questions only grow from there. did police add evidence of a struggle to bolster the case? in a police account time stamped 2:28, there is no mention of zimmerman being bloody. but in a report filed an hour later, the officer writes zimmerman's back appeared to be wet, he was also bleeding from the nose and the back of his head. and the officer writes "at no point did i question zimmerman about the incident that had taken place" but a statement posted on the city's website says just the opposite "when the sanford police department arrived at the scene, mr. zimmerman provided a statement claiming he acted in self defen defense." so did they talk to him or not? joining me now is norton bonapart jr., the city manager of sanford, florida, and the man with the power to fire the police chief, and the jeff triplin, the mayor of sanford. the chief took a temporary leave today, did he step aside on his own or did you ask him? >> chief lee recognized that while he believes the police did a good job, the
Mar 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Mar 24, 2011 5:00pm EDT
images. how this group of baltimore artists plan to improve the black male image. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 5:30, 42 degrees and mostly cloudy. good evening. and thank you for staying with wjz's eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. anne arundel county police, looking for a man who snuck into homes today, touching women as they slept. suzanne collins is there as police search the pasadena neighborhood for clues. >> reporter: police are out in force today, warning homeowner about a groper. a man slipping into homes and touching women this their private areas as they sleep. when he flees, he takes purszs and cash. >> there's been several burglaries in your area. so we're passing out flyers. so if there's any information you may have. >> reporter: in the first burglary call, about 2:45 a.m., the first woman screamed before there was any sexual assault. >> reporter: in that case, the female reported there was a male victim in her bedroom. she yelled and he left. >> reporter: police got a call in a second location, where a 5
Apr 9, 2012 2:30am EDT
was a light-skinned black male with braids and the other was a dark-skinned male black. >> at the precinct eyewitnesses were shown hundreds of mug shots. none recognized the shooter, but one did pick out a photo of the dark-skinned male, the killer's accomplice. >> the dark-skinned black male was identified as darrely daniels who had a long criminal history. >> darrell daniels was picked up, placed in a lineup, and, after being identified by three eyewitnesses, he was charged with murder. next police focused on finding his accomplice. >> the police artist sketches a drawing of what the gunman purportedly looked like. >> this sketch was plastered all over harlem, a place where the streets talk and the cops were listening. tips came in from all directions, but one name kept coming up over and over again. mustafa. >> i find out from three separate sources that a guy by the name of mustafa may have been the gunman. >> and those tipsters said mustafa fit the exact description of that sketch. >> he's a light-skinned male black, he's got braids. there's a police memo that's written where
Feb 26, 2012 11:30am EST
that when barack obama became president, there was -- it's a challenge to be a young black male in this society. so in some ways the expectations are high, and no matter what he's done, and i think he's done a lot, for some people he'll never meet those expectations. >> you look at the republican side of the ledger, we were looking at the signing ceremony, the original signing ceremony for this back in 2003 when president bush was signing it, and who was standing there, a co-sponsor of this legislation, rick santorum, you got to know about him, do you think he's presidential timber. >> it's amazing to see rick in the role that he's playing. i'm not sure he believes all the things that he's saying. >> really? >> i'm not so sure. but he wanted to being president. that's the other side. >> are you saying you thinka he's more moderate than he appears? >> i just didn't think that i knew if he served in the house. >> how would you describe him, having worked alongside him? >> he was very supportive of this effort and i never, ever saw him take the type of position that he's taking now. >
Mar 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
two persons, a black male dressed all in black who may be carrying a gun and a black female dressed in blue who may be carrying a knife. police refused to describe them as suspects because at this point they do not know who the aggressors were. that remains a mystery one that is going to remain unsolved while we're on the air. but police as you can see are working on it. back to you. >> thank you for that gary. >>> more trouble, more anger reaching a boiling point in the city of sanford, florida tonight. >> the city council has passed a no confidence vote in their police chief following the controversial shooting death of a 17-year-old teenager. that tragedy comes amid national outrage over the teen's killing and exacerbates tensions. ken has more on the story. >> reporter: 17-year-old tray von martin was gunned down after allegations he threatened a neighborhood watch captain. the rally for tray von martin took center stage in new york city union square far away from sanford the fury felt among these demonstrators mirrored those in florida. >> i want new york to know that we're not go
Mar 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
: he is as we're told a black male about 5' 8 to 5 taney, brown eyes, black hair, believed to be about 22 years old or so and driving again this car. i'll give that real quickly, the gray four door lincoln 2001 vehicle virginia tag license plate xfp2636. >> hopefully this helps. >>> let's get you to a story you'll only see on fox 5. leashing more about the woman accused in -- we're learning more about the woman accused in a brutal killing. jayna murray was found dead inside the lululemon store in bethesda nearly two weeks ago. her co-worker brittany norwood is charged in the murder. tonight one of brittany's college friends agreed to talk to fox 5, wisdom martin with the edge exclusive. >> long before she came to work in this area norwood was a great college soccer player, but one of her teammates says she had a dangerous side, too. tonight we spoke with her by phone. leanna yuss was brittany norwood's college teammate and friend in new york. >> we hit it off right away. she was really funny, really outgoing. >> they played together from 2001 through 2003. leanna said norwood was
Jan 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
. the first is a black male approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, the second suspect is described as a black man with a large build, and the third is also a black male with a medium build. anyone with information on the suspects is urged to call metro crimestoppers hot line. >> investigators in anne arundel county are searching for answers tonight after a body washed ashore in annapolis. the body was found around 8:00 this morning near the 2200 block of chesapeake harbor drive. an autopsy is now being performed to determine the exact cause of death. as you can well imagine and witness, sunday's win only ignited new passions among ravens fans who are ready to cheer the team on to the road to indianapolis. torrey smith met with excited fans at timonium where all decked out in purple to celebrate the team. kai reed is live at m&t bank stadium with the latest. >> it is won the to watch in the stadium or on tv, but for a lot of ravens fans, there is nothing like meeting their favorite players in person. >> we are excited for the ravens and we are just the baltimore fans and a big football f
Oct 16, 2011 5:30am PDT
one of america's first black male supermodels. that's what's going on in our world. up next. ♪ >>> welcome back to "our world with black enterprise." we've seen her on our tv screens for more than a decade. now, wendy raquel robinson shares the secret to creating memorable characters. i'm here with wendy raquel robinson. the legend. >> i'm like, really? >> we were just talking off camera about how i tweeted that she would be on the show and i got about 500 tweets right back. >> wow. >> people were so excited. >> but people -- >> tweet me, too. @wendyraquel. >> people were like tell tasha mack i said what's up. how does it feel to be so popular? >> it's interesting. i guess i don't really see it or feel it. being in los angeles everybody's an actor or something like that. it's when i go out of town, and it's like pinkie, regina, tasha. but it's wonderful. it's humbling. it's really an honor. >> that's pretty amazing. you had two really big roles in terms of how people see you. regina grier and now tasha mack. two very successful shows, both in syndication, both going really
Apr 20, 2012 2:00pm EDT
of black males, this legacy has led to racial profiling. trayvon was murdered by someone who thought he looked suspicious. i established the council on social status of black men and boys in the state of florida when i was in the state senate. i believe we need a council or commission like this on the national and federal level. everyone should understand that our entire society is impacted. a federal commission on the social status of black men and boys should be established specifically to focus on alleviating correcting the underlying causes of higher race of school expulsions and suspensions, homicides and incarcerations, poverty, violence, drug abuse, as well as income, health and educational disparities among black males. i have spent 20 years buildings a mentoring and dropout prevention program for at-risk boys in miami-dade public schools. it's called the 5,000 role models of excellence project. boys are taught not only how to be productive members of society by 'em lagt mentors who are role models in the community, they are also taught how to respond to racial profiling. it
Oct 20, 2012 8:30am PDT
? >> i did not know that. what for? >> blackmail. >> blackmail? i am a black male and assault. your left just ran out -- >> black male and assault. your love just ran out. >> the kingpins never seem to run out of luck, but they hardly ever get arrested. the special unit often feels they are tilting at windmills. >> turkish television actively helps promote the ideals of man and wife joined in matrimony. the country's tv supervisory board intervene when a man and woman were living together without being married in a popular tv series. the authorities said the main characters had to celebrate their wedding as quickly as possible. that was just fiction, but turks can also get married on tv for real, and the show is getting top ratings. for a conventional turkish wedding, the couple is selected by relatives. today, there are alternatives, including the hit tv show "marry me." the packaging might be new, but the goal is the same -- tying the nuptial not. traditionally in turkey, there's a stigma to not being married, so the tv show is a big deal for candidates. >> i really hope to find m
Aug 2, 2011 2:00pm PDT
the police. a white woman had been sexually assaulted by a black male. i am the only one in this high rent complex. i am also in the army reserves. on top of that, i am a college they knock -- i am a psychologist didn't. then knock on my door and i think, it cannot be me. they said to give them my clothes. take it. i can help you in any way i can. not a problem. they came back and said, come down, we want to talk with you. i said, no problem. i went down there and they took my photo i.d. from my job and said that the woman identified your photograph. i am the only one in the photographs line up with a necktie on. i am the only one who could afford to stay there where i work. to make a long story short, i found myself indicted in front of a jury that convicted me with no evidence and i was just shocked. my mother hired an appellate attorney. he was telling me all the time that i was in cousin, "you have to be patient, be patient, be patient." i got out and found out that he never filed the appeal. i lost it. i took a wooden cross out of railroad ties and a ticket to the court house and
Dec 26, 2010 6:30am EST
genuine interest in young black males. i hope, indeed, his ministry to these young black males has been sincere and produced great truth. >> i think part of the reason people are combining these things is part of the response by eddie long, at least his church, it was unfamiliar to black folks. when he went on stable, very little. threw the mike like it was coming to america, walks off the thing and 5,000 people or 10,000 jump up in adoration and approval. >> i don't think that's so rare. >> someone arlgd that's kind of a cult personality. >> this is not new. this is not unusual. there have been many ministers, leaders in this country who have had a loyal following who have stood with them, given them the benefit of the doubt. perhaps that's what's happening. >> there isn't that much doubt. >> i don't know. i don't know. i wasn't there. >> what i would hope is that any christian, black, white, green or yellow, not outsource their faith to the authority of someone who is as fallible as they are. part of what we're talking about here is a vibrant public space where every day ordinary
May 18, 2012 1:35am EDT
witnesses. one said he saw a black male wearing a dark colored hoodie on top of a white or hispanic male yelling for help. the black male was throwing punches then herd the pop heard the pop of the -- heard the pop of the gunshot. it shows trayvon martin had marijuana in his blood and urine. they cannot determine who it was heard yelling for help. we're live in the satellite center, 9news now. >> thanks for all of the information. >>> a jail officer in prince william county is in hot water tonight. investigators say ralph justice plotted to have another man arrested and thrown in jail where he would be subject to a sexual assault. now, we're told justice was working with another man named michael wozjak. both men are behind bars tonight. tonight. >>> mitt romney tonight is condemning efforts to use president obama's former spiritual advisor, the reverend jar my eremiah wright in ads attacking the president -- jeremiah wright in ads attacking the president. wright charged sermons about the presidential election came a hot topic. >>> the obama administration has been down playing the
Oct 13, 2011 6:30am EDT
skined black male about 5 feet tall and weighs 85 pounds. now this is all a new picture right here captured at walgreens on york road of the message board overnight as they continued to get the message out. all across the area this morning, you can find information posted about the amber alert. now a vehicle registered to jane mcquain is also missing. and william could be with it. authorities are looking for a black 2011 honda crv with maryland tags 5ag9405. and you can log onto for the latest and the most updated information on this story. it's located in our slide show and if you have any information about william detectives ask you please call montgomery county major crimes division at 240-773-507 a 06789 and -- 5070. and callers can reman anonymous. but right now it's -- remain anonymous by right now it's important to find the child will if you have information, call. reporting live, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> occupy san francisco protesters are targeting banks and they are doing everything they can to make sure they are head. police arrested a dozen demonstra
Apr 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
burglaries in our neighborhood all perpetrated by young black males in the 15 months prior to trayvon being shot. it would have been nine -- there would have been nine but george zimmerman through his efforts of being a neighborhood watch captain helped stop one in progress. documented in the 911 calls february 2nd. my house was being robbed and george on his nightly rounds watched this burglary in progress, called sanford pd, waited for them, and helped ensure that nothing bad happened to my house. and it's documented the 911 call for february 2nd. that was my residence that george zimmerman helped stop -- >> let's talk about the eight priors. they were perpetrated by young black men. how many cases did they arrest people? how many were they actually convicted? >> one i know where the perpetrator was apprehended. it was a daylight robbery in january of this year. the young black male went in during the daytime just two houses down from where my place was. and he was apprehended five days later by by the sanford police on a tip from the general repair folks that were working on our ho
Jan 29, 2012 6:30am EST
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Jun 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, described as a black male in his 50s, walked in the is store at least twice before actually committing the robbery. >> reporter: employees say he told them to move back before grabbing two dozen items and fleeing the store. >> two suspects, both being described as black males in their early 20s, basically broke into the one of the kiosks. is. >> surveillance tapes show two men breaking into a side maintenance door. >> people are really dire many sometimes, people don't have money for the food to feed themselves, let alone if they have a child. >> people are getting dissipate to feed their family, themselves or their addictions. >> reporter: now, anyone with information is asked to call the baltimore police 410-307- 2020. >> a florida family has an ebb that reason to celebrate. a father gave his son a gift that will last a lifetime. he gave him a kidney. brian had kidney problems all of his life, when it came time for the transplant, his father was the perfect match. they had the life-saving surgery this weekend. >> my wife and i got tested. i was the better match. that was i
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